FIND Genomics’ mission is to accelerate biomedicine through high-quality cell-based science. ​We unite a deep understanding of cell biology with bioinformatics to improve cell culture workflows so that biomedical researchers can focus on the exciting novel cell models and technologies, including CRISPR genome editing and organoid technology.


The Founders

CEO, President

Sophie Zaaijer PhD 

Dr. Sophie Zaaijer is CEO and founder of FIND Genomics. She is responsible for FIND Cell’s workflow and business development.

Dr. Zaaijer has 15 years of experience in molecular biology and genetics. She did research at the New York Genome Center, Columbia University, Cancer Research UK, NIH and Harvard Medical School, before developing FIND Genomics at Cornell Tech.

Sophie is originally from the Netherlands. In her free time she enjoys playing the viola in chamber music ensembles and Peloton spinning classes.


Tyler Joseph PhD

Tyler Joseph is the CSO and a Co-founder of FIND Genomics. He is responsible for software engineering and bioinformatics development.

Prior to FIND Genomics, Tyler was a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow at Columbia University, where he earned his PhD in Computer Science.

He holds undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Music from The City College of New York. Tyler grew up in New York. In his free time he plays drums and piano.

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